Double bind 2

August 15, 2003

Whatever the rights and wrongs of Arthur Jensen's views on intelligence, he cannot be called the father of g, as your headline has it.

That was Charles Spearman (1863-1945), specifically in his paper of 1904 General Intelligence: Objectively Determined and Measured .

John Radford
Emeritus professor of psychology
University of East London

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